The Tower Clinic offers Chiropody treatments in its fantastic clinic in Leeds.
What is Chiropody?
Chiropody involves the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of painful foot conditions. Chiropodists, now known as Podiatrists can be thought of as a type of foot doctor. They can give you advice on how to look after your feet and what type of shoes to wear. They can also treat foot problems including:
- Toenail problems such as thickened, fungal or ingrown toenails
- Corns and calluses
- Athlete’s foot
- Bromodosis (smelly feet)
- Dry and cracked heels
- Flat feet
- Joint pain
Podiatrist can give advice and treatment if you have painful feet, discoloured toenails, cracks or cuts in the skin, growths such as warts and verrucas, scaling or peeling on the soles or any other foot-related problem. They can also supply orthotics, which are tailor-made insoles, padding and arch supports to relieve arch or heel pain.
What to expect?
At your first consultation, a medical history will be taken, a vascual and sensory assessments carried out and a full foot examination to assess any foot problems. The first appointment normally takes 1 hour but following routine appointments only take approximatly 30 minutes.